Saturday, November 22, 2008


Eli died today, probably due to complication from a stroke.


Anonymous hound said...

Sorry to hear your rat died Sirkowsky, how's the other one doing?

6:39 PM  
Anonymous Lauren said...

May Eli rest is peace.

6:41 PM  
Anonymous Lauren said...



6:42 PM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

Ratzi is ok. But he does have respitory problems that the antibiotics didn't cure. So he's at risk for a stroke. I'm just surprised Eli died first, since he never had any health problems.

6:43 PM  
Anonymous 0kami said...

Ouch, sorry to hear that about Eli.
Hopefully Ratzi is coping and is feeling alright.

8:27 PM  
Anonymous Tainted Ink said...

Sorry for your loss.

How long do rats usually live? I keep guinea pigs and Im so attached I dread when their 5 years runs out.

9:34 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

poor mousey!

10:29 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My condolences...

I used to keep rodents as pets. A gerbil and two hamsters.

11:10 PM  
Anonymous kemix said...

so sorry man, I'd be hurt if one of my rats died, I call one salt, and the other pepper, because of their fur colors, I hope your other one doesn't die any time soon.

11:26 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I give you my Condolences and I'm so sorry for your loss.

5:06 PM  
Blogger Merin said...

I am so sorry.
My heartfelt condolences.

7:04 PM  
Blogger Bobman32x said...

Yea its so sad the life span of rats is so short. my 2 rats died about 3 or 4 years ago and they made such great pets. but damn they get sick so quickly and its expensive as hell to keep them alive, especailly for a pet that only costed 10 bucks to get

7:06 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

sorry for you loss - Jg21me

9:36 PM  
Anonymous Ramirez said...

Sorry to hear that, My Lemmy, who looked like your Eli, Died earlier this year too.

11:57 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

oh no! im so sorry :(

12:04 AM  
Anonymous Jonas said...

Your standerd Rat lives for about 4 years Tainted Ink. But I had no Idea they could have strokes. The more you know.... Anywho I guess it stands to reason that if a rat is fat enough it could. Mmmmm fat rats, thems good eating.

Actually rat meat isn't that bad.

8:30 AM  
Anonymous Joshua said...

my belated condolences

11:14 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The problem is that pet rats are weak! Those rats who lives in the sewers can leve much longer, they eat some many poisoning stuff that they get immunity! Try feeding your rats with trash!

4:14 PM  
Blogger Sirkowski said...

Sewer rats barely live a year.

6:21 PM  
Blogger Major Spoosh Hallzy said...

I am sorry to hear that Mr Sirkowski.

8:46 PM  
Blogger Sailor Scorpio said...

Oh no, not Eli! Poor little dude. =( ::big hugs:: Hope you're alright, and hope Ratzi hangs in there.

9:28 PM  
Anonymous James B. Altman II said...

My friend Cupcake would absoluetly LOVE your remaining rat! You can see her on my Facebook :P JK Sirkowski, sorry to hear about your loss, I would be devastated if I lost Cupcake OR Doughnut

12:31 AM  

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